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Yoga All-In-One For Dummies by Consumer Dummies, Larry Payne, Georg Feuerstein, Sherrie Baptiste, Doug Swenson, Stephan Bodian, LaReine Chabut, Therese Iknoian

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Chapter 5

Staying Young: Power Yoga for Seniors

In This Chapter

arrow Making Power Yoga work for you

arrow Checking out Power Yoga postures for seniors

arrow Moving through your own Power Yoga routine

Power Yoga can become your best friend as you hit the post-50 years. At any age, a moderate, regular Power Yoga practice can help you maintain good physical and mental health. But as you reach middle age and beyond, the Power Yoga benefits of increased strength, flexibility, and balance become even more critical. Power Yoga doesn’t stop there, either, in helping you stay young as the years roll by. The strong cardiovascular workout of a good Power Yoga practice keeps your heart healthy and helps keep your blood pumping through strong, clean arteries. You’ll be more alert and more comfortable in body and mind.

In this chapter, you discover how you can adapt Power Yoga routines to cater to your changing body, lifestyle, and fitness needs. This chapter also points out a few special considerations to ensure a safe and comfortable Power Yoga journey.

Embracing Power Yoga for All Ages

Beyond death and taxes, you can count on one other thing in life: change. Time passes, and everyone gets older (and that’s ...

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